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Kitchen Nook eclectic-kitchen

Kitchen Nook

A simple, Scandinavian eclectic style eating nook. The kids love the bench!

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October 5, 2011
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i would love to know about this light fixture! it's beautiful and perfect for my space. please advise! thank you!!
    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 3:27PM
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me too, light fixture?
    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 7:44PM
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August 23, 2014
mondaca wrote:
Lamp manufacturer please?
February 10, 2013
naplesjeanne wrote:
Could you tell me where you purchased the table and mot of all bench?

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Mix and match. Benches, stools, French cafe chairs and, yes, Fluffy all cozy up to this trestle table.
Vanessa Brunner added this to Houzz Tour: Scandinavian Style with a Twist
One of the great things about Claassen's home is the abundant presence of that beautiful Northwestern light that so many Oregon and Washington designers rave about. The table and bench in this eating nook is from Cost Plus. Claassen, who runs the online store Splendid Willow Avenue, couldn't decide between several tables for this room, so she posed the question to readers of her blog. They chose this affordable and beautiful setup. Wall baskets: Ralph's Table/Bench: Cost Plus World MarketLight fixture: Crate & BarrelChairs: Tolix Marais A Chair
Bring it home. Take a cue from Swedish expat Monika Claassen and bring a bit of Scandinavian style into your home, wherever you live. Claassen now lives in Washington state, but she maintains a Scandinavian sensibility in the way she decorates, from the chalky grays and whites to the rustic woods and layers of texture.Tell us: Are you a fan of Scandinavian style? What appeals to you about this look? More:Houzz Tour: A Joyous Home in NorwayHouzz Tour: Simple Luxury at a Swedish Retreat
"She was my first cat ever, and I thought she was marvelous."OK, I admit, I just threw this one in here because I love cats and I love this photograph.See the rest of this home
Mariana Pickering (Emu Architects) added this to An Expat’s Guide to Making a Home Away From Home
3. But don’t forget where you came from. While jumping into a new culture head first is one way to go, many expats prefer to use the home as for preserving a certain feeling of normalcy, which of course means something completely different for each expat. For Sweden native Monika Claassen, that means infusing her Northwest U.S. home with a Scandinavian style that she is comfortable with.

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Baskets on the wall!
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white with wood and baskets. No cats on the table.
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beautiful table and bench
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Swedish expat, living in Washington
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Love the kitchen table bench idea. Could also have a bench out on the porch against the railing - mimicking the railing bench I have at Francis'. Like the light but not the swoopy parts that stick out below it.
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Trestle table.
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drum pendant
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baskets as wall decor.
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Trestle table bench
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